Another Obama “shovel ready” project……

16 Apr

Government Waste: $205,075 to “translocate” a single  bush that blocked stimulus project

The government spent at least $205,075 in 2010 to “translocate” a single bush in San Francisco that stood in the path of a  $1.045-billion highway-renovation project.

Read more: http://www.610wtvn.com/cc-common/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=104668&article=10039571#ixzz1sDK2QdAi

The government spent at least $205,075 in 2010 to “translocate” a single bush  in San Francisco that stood in the path of a $1.045-billion highway-renovation  project that was partially funded by the economic stimulus legislation President  Barack Obama signed in 2009.

“In October 2009, an ecologist identified a plant growing in a concrete-bound  median strip along Doyle Drive in the Presidio asArctostaphylos  franciscana,” the U.S. Department of Interior reported in the Aug. 10, 2010  edition of the Federal Register. “The plant’s location was directly in the  footprint of a roadway improvement project designed to upgrade the seismic and  structural integrity of the south access to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Full story: CNS News

Read more: http://www.610wtvn.com/cc-common/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=104668&article=10039571#ixzz1sDKQNWIs

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